O.J. Simpson could be sprinting to court to sue a Las Vegas casino that permanently bounced him from the premises, according to a letter from his lawyer.
Simpson’s attorney told The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas to hold on to all sorts of evidence — because he’s planning to sue for at least $100 million after stories that the Juice was banned for being drunk and disruptive.
In November, tales circulated that the disgraced Hall of Famer, fresh from a nine-year prison stay for an armed robbery rap, was persona non grata for getting rowdy.
Simpson, 70, denies being disruptive at the casino’s Clique bar on Nov. 8.
His lawyer, Malcolm LaVergne claims casino workers concocted a “fake reason” to kick out Simpson, according to a Dec. 29 letter obtained by the Daily News.
LaVergne wrote the “false and malicious allegations” were a way for the casino to make money off a media tip while embarrassing Simpson and jeopardizing his parole status.
The casino “acted with malice and racial prejudice,” he said.
Among the sought-after evidence, LaVergne said he wants all the security surveillance footage related to the incident. He told the Daily News he might be willing to call off the case if the casino issued “certain retractions.”
“It was the most ridiculous thing ever,” LaVergne said, adding his client wasn’t “going to take it lying down anymore.”
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas said it didn’t comment on possible litigation as a matter of company policy.
Simpson was released from prison in October after his 2008 conviction on charges including armed robbery and kidnapping connected to sports memorabilia.
Before his release, Simpson told the Nevada parole board he’s “basically spent a conflict-free life.”
More than 20 years earlier, Simpson was acquitted of slaughtering his ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman in what was dubbed the Trial of the Century.
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